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by a1712
Sat Dec 13, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Top 3 bearings
Replies: 76
Views: 14642

Re: Top 3 bearings

Cagey, I've heard plenty of people translate S-ARB as Stainless Anti Rust Bearing. Don't know if that's the true definition, but I do know ARB is a huge bearing manufacturer located in India. Brian.
by a1712
Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:00 am
Forum: Swimbait Fishing
Topic: Anybody ever added weight to an unweighted swimbait hook?
Replies: 7
Views: 2059

Re: Anybody ever added weight to an unweighted swimbait hook

You can wrap the hook belly with lead wire, I've never done it, but I've seen it done. No idea where they get the lead wire though. Brian.
by a1712
Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:59 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano JDM
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Shimano JDM

I have and use 5-Complex 2500 F4 & 6, both ratio's. I have used them for 2.5 years now and they are the only spinning reels I own. They are as smooth or smoother then when they came out of the box. I've used friend's other high end reels and these give nothing up to those, some costing 3-4x's as muc...
by a1712
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Shimano Calcutta CTE100GT
Replies: 5
Views: 806

Shimano Calcutta CTE100GT

One of my fishing partners has a NIB Calcutta CTE100GT he's going to move. Anyone use one and have an opinion? Thanks, Brian.
by a1712
Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ICAST 2015 Orlando, Florida! July 14-17
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: ICAST 2015 Orlando, Florida! July 14-17

I've went to the Orlando show but was a guest of a Pro. It's an awesome ride, do whatever you can to attend. Brian.
by a1712
Tue Nov 25, 2014 1:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ICAST 2015 Orlando, Florida! July 14-17
Replies: 4
Views: 758

Re: ICAST 2015 Orlando, Florida! July 14-17

ICast is open to the public? Brian.
by a1712
Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:04 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Avid 6'9 Xfast, Crucial 6'8 xfast, or Powell Endurance 6'10
Replies: 5
Views: 880

Re: Avid 6'9 Xfast, Crucial 6'8 xfast, or Powell Endurance 6

I personally use a med./ext. fast 6'8" Crucial for my drop shot/wacky/weightless worm rod, mine has a very soft tip. I have it paired with a Complex 2500HGS F4 w/McCoy 6lb. Floro. It is honestly sensitive enough to feel pickups on a slack line. Never used any of the others,but the only Spinning rod ...
by a1712
Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Looking for new line
Replies: 8
Views: 1455

Re: Looking for new line

Don't overlook McCoy. Some times you don't have to spend a ton to get good performance. Brian.
by a1712
Wed Oct 08, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Lews BB-1 upgrades?
Replies: 2
Views: 639

Re: Lews BB-1 upgrades?

Hogtech can take care of your bearings and cork handles. Give Mike a shout at support@hawgtech.com and he'll hook ya up. Brian.